[Elsnet-list] PhD studentship available at ILCC, University of Edinburgh

Frank Keller keller at inf.ed.ac.uk
Tue Mar 6 21:29:54 CET 2012


PHD STUDENTSHIPS IN COMPUTATIONAL LINGUISTICS, SPEECH TECHNOLOGY
AND COGNITIVE SCIENCE
 
Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation
School of Informatics
University of Edinburgh

The Institute for Language, Cognition and Computation (ILCC) at the
University of Edinburgh invites applications for three-year PhD
studentships starting in September 2012. ILCC is dedicated to the
pursuit of basic and applied research on computational approaches to
language, communication and cognition. Primary research areas
include:

    * Natural language processing and computational linguistics

    * Spoken language processing

    * Dialogue and multimodal interaction

    * Information extraction, retrieval and presentation

    * Computational theories of human cognition

    * Educational and assistive technology

Approximately four studentships for EU and UK students are available.
These cover maintenance at the research council rate of around 
GBP 13 500 per year, plus tuition fees at the EU/UK rate.

Applicants should have a good honours degree or equivalent in
computational linguistics, speech technology, cognitive science,
computer science, or a related discipline.

For a list of academic staff at ILCC with research areas, and for a
selection of potential PhD topics, please consult:

http://www.ilcc.inf.ed.ac.uk/people
http://www.ilcc.inf.ed.ac.uk/study/possible-phd-topics-in-ilcc

Details regarding the PhD programme and the application procedure can
be found at:

http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/informatics/postgraduate/research-degrees/phd

In order to ensure full consideration for funding, applications
(including all supporting documents) need to be received by 
March 31, 2012.

Please direct inquiries to Hiroshi Shimodaira <h.shimodaira at ed.ac.uk>,
the ILCC PhD admissions coordinator.

-- 
The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in
Scotland, with registration number SC005336.



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